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BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE

December 6, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nebraska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Omaha Bureau at 402-391-0031 or omahane@ap.org. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or smcfetridge@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central. For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

UNTESTED SEXUAL ASSAULT KITS _ A $1.9 million federal grant will let the Omaha Police Department begin to catch up on the backlog of sexual assault kits — up to 1,500 of them — that haven’t been tested. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

IMMIGRATION-BUSINESSES TARGETED _ A 22-year-old man accused of providing people living in the U.S. illegally to O’Neill businesses has made a plea deal.

GIRL ABDUCTED-LINCOLN _ A Lincoln man accused of snatching an 8-year-old girl from her bed as she slept and sexually assaulting her has been sentenced to 89 to 99 years in prison.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-SEATTLE _ Nebraska-Omaha plays Seattle at KeyArena.

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